Tumwebaze says the electronic airtime will also improve revenue collection since URA can now tell how much airtime the telecom companies sell and also minimize the waste generated from the scratch card.
Besides corruption and greed, Kabaka Mutebi also raised concern about the high rate of youth unemployment in the country. He called for the restoration of cooperatives as a matter of urgency to provide jobs to people as well as income.
On Thursday, Constitutional Court Judges, Kenneth Kakuru, Cheborion Barishaki, Elizabeth Musoke and Remmy Kasule nullified the seven-year tenure, saying that it was illegal and unconstitutional. The judges emphasized the need for peoples power to participate in choosing how they should be governed and who should govern them.
According to John Musinguzi, a member of the board representing Makerere and also the one in charge of issuing admission lists to those who have been admitted on the scheme, the scholars are selected depending on the districts where they sat A-level.
Court was also asked to dismiss the application because the sureties of Isiko do not present substantial documents to identify them as well as where they live and work.The sureties are Kyambogo University Assistant Academic Registrar, Godfrey Wako and Retired Lt Grace Reagan Muganza.
This has been disclosed by the UNBS Chief Executive Ben Manyindo while giving highlights of the bureaus performance to the media in Kampala. Manyindo says that the move is to safeguard public health, safety and the environment from products that do not meet the standards.
A countrywide baseline survey commissioned in 2017 found that 54 percent of the products on the Ugandan market are either fake or counterfeits. The study, however, indicates that although the prevalence of substandard goods reduced from 73 percent in 2013, the rate is still worrying.
Dr Musinguzi, who currently serves as Director General the National Population Council NPC, will lead a board of 15 members, among them former health minister Dr Christine Ondoa, Dr Medard Bitekyerezo the head of the National Drug Authority Board, Laban Mulamuko and Beatrice Amongi Lagada.
Bahati who was formally presenting the excise duty amendment bill no 2. 2018 before the Parliamentary committee pleaded that parliament should retain the levy at 0.5 percent in order to avoid destabilizing the budget.
Kasingye says police will only intervene and conduct meetings to deliberate on possible solutions when there are serious issues. However, the force will continue deploying patrol vehicles in black spots basing on information from the LCs.
On Monday, Kathika led residents from the affected area and pitched camp at the office of the chairman, saying they are finding difficulty to access services because of the delayed creation of their own administrative units.